CURRENT HOURS: CLOSED FOR GENERAL SEASON; OPEN MAY 1, 2019

Summer Day Camp

Located on 500 acres of rolling prairie filled with bubbling streams and nature paths begging to be explored, Living History Farms’ outdoor day camp setting provides a fun and unique way for children entering kindergarten through 8th grade to experience day-to-day farm and town life as it was in the past.

Kids connect to history, science, and nature through fun and engaging outdoor experiences, hands-on activities, games, crafts and visits to Living History Farms’ historic sites. The fun and learning never stops at Living History Farms’ Summer Day Camp!

Our 2019 theme is Stewardship of the Land. Stewardship is how we take care of and manage our resources in a way that is sustainable. From utilizing recycled materials for crafts, to exploring sustainable farming methods used throughout history, campers in each camp will learn about stewardship and caring for our resources wisely this summer.

Day Camp – Summer Brain Gain

 

Campers explore the creek at Living History Farms
 
 
 
 
 
 
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SCHEDULE & COST

Day Camp Sessions

Camps run Monday-Friday unless otherwise noted in the camp descriptions. Full-day camp hours are 9am-4pm. Half-day AM camp hours are 9am-noon. Half day PM camp hours are 1pm-4pm.

Session 1:      June 5-7*

Session 2:      June 10-14

Session 3:      June 17-21

Session 4:      June 24-28

Session 5:      July 1-3*

Session 6:      July 8-12

Session 7:      July 15-19

Session 8:      July 22-26

Session 9:      July 29 – August 2

Session 10:    August 5-9

Session 11:     August 12-16

 

*Session 1 and 5 will be 3 days only and will be prorated.

DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE FOR ALL SESSIONS

Camp Fees

Members receive a 15% discount and exclusive early registration! Make sure your membership is up to date! Purchase or renew your membership

Camp Session Members Non-Members
FULL DAY CAMPS*
(2nd - 8th grade)
Session 1 $132.60 $156.00
FULL DAY CAMPS
(2nd - 8th grade)
Session 2-4 $221.00 $260.00
FULL DAY CAMPS*
(1st-8th grade)
Session 5 $132.60 $156.00
FULL DAY CAMPS
(2nd - 8th grade)
Session 6-11 $221.00 $260.00
HALF DAY CAMPS*
(Kindergarten & 1st grade)
Session 1 $73.95 $87.00
HALF DAY CAMPS
(Kindergarten & 1st grade)
Session 2-4 $123.25 $145.00
HALF DAY CAMPS*
(Kindergarten & 1st grade)
Session 5 $73.95 $87.00
HALF DAY CAMPS
(Kindergarten & 1st grade)
Session 6-11 $123.25 $145.00
FAMILY CAMP
(All Ages)**
Session 5 $17.00 $20.00

All prices include a non-refundable $50 processing fee, with the exception of Family Camp. Family Camp prices include a $10 processing fee. Refunds, less processing fee, must be submitted in writing to adminasst@lhf.org no later than two weeks prior to camp.

* Session 1 and 5 will be 3 days only and will be prorated.

** One adult is required with every 2 children in attendance at Family Camp.

*** Scholarships are available to cover a portion of camp fees. Find out more

 
 
 
 
 
 
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION
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Membership Benefits

As with all camps, members receive early registration and a 15% discount off of registration fees. Make sure your membership is up to date!

Details about the member discount on Day Camps



PURCHASE OR RENEW MEMBERSHIP
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Registration Opens

Member registration opens January 3, 2019 at 10am. Registration opens to the general public on January 24, 2019 at 10am.



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Requirements to Attend Camp

Please review our Summer Day Camp Policies before you register for camp. Each child registered for camp must complete a health and consent form (not required for Family Camp). Please read the Summer Day Camp FAQ for answers to the most frequently asked questions, and review Living History Farms’ Code of Conduct.



 
 
 
 
 
 
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OTHER DAY CAMP INFORMATION
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Early Drop-off & Late Pick-up

We will be offering early drop-off and late pick-up this year for an additional charge. You must register for this service while registering for camp, or by calling at least 3 weeks prior to the camp session. Space will be limited.



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Scholarships for Camp

Scholarships are available to cover a portion of Day Camp fees.



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Day Camp Souvenirs

This year we’re offering great deals on Camp Souvenir Packs and T-shirts so your child remembers their Day Camp experience forever.



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REGISTER YOUR CHILD

Choose the grade level your child will be entering IN FALL 2019 to see the available camps for their age group and register for camp!

Required For Campers

*except for Family Camp participants

Health Form

2019 Summer Day Camp Schedule

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American Camp Association Accredited

Living History Farms Day Camp program is accredited by the American Camp Association, the only nationwide organization that accredits all types of organized camps.